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2,000 Year Old Jaguar Statue Uncovered in Southern Mexico

2,000 Year Old Jaguar Statue Uncovered in Southern Mexico

Mexican archaeologists discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar in the Izapa archaeological zone, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said in a communique. continue reading »

“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Plans to Protest Calderon’s Final Policies in Mexico

“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Plans to Protest Calderon’s Final Policies in Mexico

Mexico's "Yo soy 132" student movement plans to stage a march later this week to protest the policies implemented by President Felipe Calderon, who will submit his final state of the nation report to Congress. continue reading »

Larry Hernandez to Star in his Own Reality Show “Larrymania”

Larry Hernandez to Star in his Own Reality Show “Larrymania”

Popular Mexican singer Larry Hernandez will star in his own reality show, "Larrymania," which will debut on Oct. 7 on the mun2 cable network. The weekly program will be broadcast on Sunday evenings and will consist of continue reading »

Photo Project Gives Children Along U.S.-Mexico Border a Chance to Share Their Stories

Photo Project Gives Children Along U.S.-Mexico Border a Chance to Share Their Stories

Earlier this year, students on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border began learning how to use a camera lens to tell a story. A project called 20/20 FOTO: Cross Borde continue reading »

‘Avatar’ Border Agents Coming to Arizona-Mexico Border

‘Avatar’ Border Agents Coming to Arizona-Mexico Border

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is testing an advanced technology whereby an "avatar" agent interviews certain Mexican visitors when they cross the border at one checkpoint in Arizona, continue reading »

Gangland Violence Claims Another 10 Lives in Mexico

Gangland Violence Claims Another 10 Lives in Mexico

Drug-related violence has left 10 people dead over the past 24 hours in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, local authorities said. continue reading »

Missing Mexican Tourist Found Murdered in Croatia

Missing Mexican Tourist Found Murdered in Croatia

The remains of a woman found in Marjan park in the city of Split are those of a Mexican tourist who was murdered, Croatian police said Sunday. continue reading »

ICE, Mexico Honor 23 Graduates of Mexican Customs Investigator Training Program

ICE, Mexico Honor 23 Graduates of Mexican Customs Investigator Training Program

A group of 23 Mexican customs officers completed a rigorous 10-week training program modeled on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Training Program to prepare them to more effectively fight crime along the southern border and within Mexico. continue reading »

Families Still Waiting for Justice a Year After Deadly Attack on Casino Royale

Families Still Waiting for Justice a Year After Deadly Attack on Casino Royale

Grieving family members continue to await justice a year after their loved ones were killed in a shocking daytime attack on a casino in the northern Mexican industrial city of Monterrey. continue reading »

Mexican Environmental Groups Demand Pemex to Clean Up Oil Spill

Mexican Environmental Groups Demand Pemex to Clean Up Oil Spill

Mexican environmental authorities are demanding that state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos clean up a crude spill that occurred when a loading buoy sank nearly two weeks ago and polluted six beaches. continue reading »

Young Spanish Professionals Look to Mexico for Opportunity, Prosperity

Young Spanish Professionals Look to Mexico for Opportunity, Prosperity

Many qualified Spaniards in search of a better future are setting their sights on Mexico, whose economic prospects remain positive despite the global slowdown. continue reading »

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Rescues 58 Haitians Adrift Off of Mexico

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Rescues 58 Haitians Adrift Off of Mexico

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas rescued a group of 58 Haitians found adrift in a makeshift wooden vessel in the Caribbean, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

Questions Still Surround Shooting Involving U.S. Embassy Personnel, Mexican Police

Questions Still Surround Shooting Involving U.S. Embassy Personnel, Mexican Police

Two officials at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico were wounded Friday when federal police shot at their vehicle in the central state of Morelos, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

Department of Justice Helps Reform Mexican Justice System

Department of Justice Helps Reform Mexican Justice System

Recently the Phase I training of Project Diamante in Mexico City was completed. Project Diamante is a comprehensive, capacity-building effort developed by professionals of the Department of Justice to reform and modernize Mexico‚Äôs criminal justice system. continue reading »

Nicaragua Apprehends Mexicans With $7 Million in Cash in Fake News Trucks

Nicaragua Apprehends Mexicans With $7 Million in Cash in Fake News Trucks

At least $7 million in cash was found in the vehicles of 18 people pretending to be news crews from Mexico's Televisa television covering a drug trial in Managua linked to the 2011 killing of folk singer Facundo Cabral, Nicaraguan police said Friday. continue reading »